The AIC Cross Country information is not ready to be published yet – training will commence in term 2. All meets are run on Friday afternoon as per College Calendar. Boys can do rugby and football as well as Cross Country.  As chess is played on Friday afternoon there will be a clash of events but we still encourage boys to play chess and train for Cross Country and pick up the remainder of Cross Country meets when chess is finished.

More information will be published soon.

AIC Cross Country is open to all students at Villanova. The cross country season culminates each year with the running of the AIC Cross Country Championships held at Limestone Park, Ipswich during Term 3.

The cross country preseason program commences Term 2 and is viewed as a strong complement to all other sports in the school, providing each individual athlete with a strong aerobic fitness base. The training program is designed and run by highly qualified coaches.

Our coaches offer three sessions a week throughout the season, which are held at Little Langlands Park located across the road from Villanova College. A number of cross country meets are held in the lead up to the official AIC competition in order to give runners race experience and to assist the coaches with team selections.

Villanova conducts its annual Cross Country Camp for all runners in years 7 to 12. The camp is held for three days at the Currimundi Active Recreation Centre towards the end of Term 2. Villanova has produced many elite cross country runners through the program who have gone on to enjoy great success at state and national levels.

The AIC Cross Country Championship is contested using a team format. A maximum of 12 runners in each age division are eligible to compete from each school, with the fastest six runners earning points for their school. The distances run vary depending on your age level, not year level:

  • 10 years – 2km
  • 11 years – 3km
  • 12 years – 3km
  • 13 years – 3km
  • 14 years – 4km
  • 15 years – 4km
  • 16 years – 6km
  • Open – 6km

During the season, additional information such training times, team lists, staff, schedules and results is available on the College website.

CONTACT THE SPORTS OFFICE

Location: Foyer, Goold Hall

Phone: (07) 3394 5621
Fax: (07) 3394 5637
Email: sportsoffice@vnc.qld.edu.au

SPORTS OFFICE STAFF

Mr C Stariha | Director of Sport
cstariha@vnc.qld.edu.au

Mr B McLauchlan | AIC Sports Coordinator
bmclauchlan@vnc.qld.edu.au

Mr C Everding | AIC Sports Coordinator
ceverding@vnc.qld.edu.au

Mrs E Schofield | Sports Office Secretary
eschofield@vnc.qld.edu.au

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